Health and safety Advisor

Location Newry, County Down
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 5 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR304_1552321358

Job Description

Health and safety advisor

Location: Co. Down

Salary: Competitive

Grafton are delighted to be working alongside a superb manufacturing company, who due to rapid growth are seeking to add 2 H&S officers to the team! This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious H&S candidate.

The Role

  • To assist the company in meeting and exceeding its legal obligation with regard to all health and safety regulations.
  • To assist the EHS manager and team in establishing standards and policies of H&S in all areas of the factories, and to assist in their implementation.
  • To advise and liaise with Managers, Supervisors and employees on all sites as to the necessity and implementation of these standards.
  • Feedback non-compliance issues and agree actions to become compliant.

Main Activities/Tasks

  • Ensure practical risk assessments are carried out for all tasks within the company. Coach employees to complete good quality risk assessments and to manage same.
  • Organise and deliver H&S training as required.
  • Ensure company sets its employees and contractors to work in a safe manner.
  • Set example for good housekeeping, mind-sets and behaviours. Complete safety inspections regularly, feedback and follow up on closure of actions.
  • Challenge unsafe systems of work, advise on alternative SSOW. Ensure managers provide information, instruction and training to their team members including supervision.
  • Maintain & update online document systems to ensure H&S documentation is up to date.

Essential Criteria

  • At least 3 years previous H&S experience within a Manufacturing / Engineering environment
  • Knowledge of current and impending legislation and implications
  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills with the credibility and energy to make an immediate impact at all levels
  • Competent in MS office applications

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Graham at Grafton Recruitment by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV.

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across;

Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing and Procurement & Medical/Healthcare.


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